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north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. we are following breaking news. numerous reports that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed. we are going to have the very latest on that this morning. >> here at home, shot and killed while simply walking to school and this morning, police continue their search for answers. more on the investigation into the death of and 18-year-old prince george's county high school student. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. straight up 6:00. live look at the u.s. capitol dome. we'll talk about what is happening in the weather department as well as traffic. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> women a sarah simmons.
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we are following breaking news this morning from the middle east. the american ambassador to libya was killed in a rocket attack early this morning. >> now, reports are still coming in and details are still coming out as well but it appears the ambassador and three other workers at the u.s. consulate have died. doug luzader is live on capitol hill with more on this morning's event. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we are still waiting for confirmation on this. this is being reported just by reuters at this point and so far, we have not gotten a comment from either the white house or from the state department. but if this is true, it represents a serious escalation in what is taking place in these protests we've seen break out both in egypt and in libya. reuters reporting that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed as well as three other staffers from the embassy there. all over the protests that broke out over a video that was
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produced by u.s. citizens that depict the prophet mohammed in very unflattering terms. that sparked protest both in cairo and in benghazi, libya. there is a serious situation. there is concern that the protests may spread to other countries. this is very much an ongoing situation. >> and just a little bit of background too on ambassador christopher stevens. we are looking at his picture right now. he had actually not been -- he had arrived in tripoli just a few months ago. he really hadn't been over there that long. any more information that we know about millennium and his service over there? -- about him and his service over there? >> i'm just reading that the deputy prime minister in libya just tweeted condemning the cowardly act of attacking the u.s. consulate and the killing of ambassador mr. stevens and the other diplomats. so i'm not sure that really serves as independent confirmation but it would seem to be another source indicating
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that this has taken place. we'll see what the response is from the white house today. there will have to be some kind of forceful response from this. there was a little bit of a misstep yesterday when the u.s. embassy in cairo initially put out what people thought -- some people saw as kind of an apology for this video. ultimately, the white house disavowed that statement saying, in fact, that there is no excuse for this violence to break out anywhere as a result of anything anyone says. so we're sure to hear more from the white house later this morning. with that bring it to everyone as we get it. doug luzader live on capitol hill, thank you so much for giving us an update. >> thank you, guys. time now to turn our attention to tucker barnes and weather. >> good morning. more of the same. gorgeous afternoon yesterday. we cooled off overnight here. temperatures have fallen back in you are outside the beltway back into the 50s and even some
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40s. in for another nice one today. let's get to the radar, show you the satellite picture. as we look at our forecast for today, you can see that really tells you the whole story. lots of quiet conditions across the mid-atlantic and new england. you can get down towards atlanta without any cloud cover. very quiet continued weather pat were here across the region. let's do some temperatures. 61 in washington. that is nice and cool but outside the beltway, it is almost chilly. bwi marshall, 54 degrees. kids might want to put on a light jacket here if they are going to be at the bus stop for any period of time. it will warm up. highs in the low 80s. nice and dry afternoon. enjoy. >> i like dry and 80s. perfect. thank you. >> time to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening with the morning commute. >> good morning. a lot of folks tweeting about you, wisdom martin, this morning. just so you know. >> i hope it is good. >> of course, it's good.
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>> i'll accept the tweets then. >> i put in my kanye voice that you were crazy. as you travel northbound, we showed you last time around where we had the brushfire near the prince william parkway. all of that activity has cheered. lanes are open but traffic on northbound i-95 very much below speed at this point continuing out of dale city through woodbridge in the main line continuing up towards the occoquan with no incidents to report at this time. heavy volume to accompany this drive north on i-95. not real had out of the ordinary but very much a slow go northbound i-59 dale city through woodbridge. traffic starting to stack up as you approach 295. traffic remains heavy leaving duke street out towards seminary road. top side of the beltway, the
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outer loop looks good. a lane open continuing over towards 270. northbound 301 at cedarville road, authorities have been september to check for a crash here. heads up headed north out of waldorf. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. a look at the morning's other top stories now. prince george's county police or the hunt for a suspect accused of murdering a capital heights teenager. 18-year-old marckel ross was walking to school along old central avenue yesterday morning when he was shot and killed. marckel was a junior at central high school and took the same path every day. this morning, police still have no suspects or motives and they are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. meanwhile, three men are facing life in prison without parole following a judge's sentencing yesterday for their involvement in one of d.c.'s deadliest shootings. they all received life with parole. during the march 2010 shooting spree, five people were killed and nine others wounded in a fight over a bracelet. the men showedling emotion yesterday in court as they
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listened to how life has been for the victims and their families. two other men received lesser sentences. sentences. to virginia now where the virginia health official have confirmed that one person has died as a result of west nile virus. the health department is not releasing much information about the case. nine team have been infected in the state so far. -- nine people have been indetected in the state so far. in maryland, there have been 21 cases, one of which was deadly. crews are spraying throughout the region to try to get rid of as many mosquitos as possible. federal health officials say this is the worst year for west nile virus in the country since it was first discovered 13 years ago. commuter concerned about the proposed toll like for the dulles toll road can attend a public hearing tonight. it is the late in a series of
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meetings where representatives from the washington airports authority are attempting to reach out to the community for feedback. it would double from $2.25 to $4.50 by 2015. tonight's hearing begins at 5:00 p.m. at south lake high school in reston. also making headlines this morning, a high profile snub or just a scheduling conflict? ho who has got some choice words for president obama this morning? the teachers strike in chicago stretch into his a third day. an update on where negotiations stand right now when fox 5 morning news continues.
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society the courthouse is denying a report in the israeli press that president obama is refusing to meet with prime minister netanyahu in new york later this month. he is sounding new alarms over the prospect of an iranian nuclear weapon and wants to meet with president obama on
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the sidelines of the u.n.'s annual summit on september thatth. but the prime minister does not arrive until the 1th. president obama did speak with netanyahu for an hour on the phone last night. about 350,000 students in chicago will miss a third straight day of class because of teachers strike. thousands of teachers marched through the streets of chicago yesterday. the two sides met for more than 10 hours but are still at a stalemate over issues like performance evaluations and the recall rights no laid off teachers. talk are expected to resume at 11:00 this morning. coming up next, president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney put the war of words on hold for one day to honor the victims of 9-11. >> first, we are checking in with tucker for your full forecast. find out how much longer this gorgeous weather will stick around for us when we return.
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morning. a rocket attack on the american consulate there in the city of benghazi has killed the u.s. ambassador. there are reports that at least three other staffer died in this attack. this morning's tax comes after armed protesters attacked the consulate last night. ambassador christopher stevens was reportedly killed but it is not clear if he was in his car or inside the consulate at the time. al-jazeera reports he died of smoke inhalation after the attack. libyan officials are confirming his death but so far no word from the state department this morning. of course, still a developing story. we'll continue to follow this throughout the morning hours. >> time now to bring tucker barnes in to talk about what is happening in weather right here. >> weather cooperating. >> it is calm and peace. >> calm and peace. just a beautiful afternoon yesterday. it is a little chilly out there this morning. you might want to grab the jacket but should be a beautiful afternoon, much like yesterday and a little warm are than the daytime highs we had
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on tuesday. let's start with a look at reagan national with a high of 7 #. these temperatures just a little cool for this time of year. average daytime high still in the 80s. i think we'll bounce a little bit from these high temperatures yesterday back into the low 80s later today. it should be a beautiful afternoon much like the last couple of afternoons. it is cool, 61 in washington. 40s north and west. got cooler skies and that leads to what he with call the radiational cooling. -- what we call the radiational cooling. 47 in martinsburg. manassas, 48 degrees. looking at our dew point temperatures, this is the other story. this is why it feels so great and yesterday afternoon felt so nice. our dew point temperatures yesterday were running in the low to mid-40s. remember last week, our dew point temperatures were in the 70s. today, expecting more dry
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conditions although the dew point temperatures have been creeping up just a little bit in the last 4 hours. high pressure will keep us nice and dry. you can see how quiet things are. we get you out to the st. louis without much in the way of cloud cover. if you are traveling today up and down the eastern seaboard, should be a nice day for you. cold front now west of chicago out towards omaha there. that will get in here with cloud cover and a few showers i think by saturday. so that is really our next best chance for any or the of rain arm here will be during the day on saturday. it will just be a few scattered showers. not going to be a washout if you have outdoor plans on saturday. 81 today. gorgeous, more sunshine. beautiful afternoon, wind south and east at five. clear and calm tonight. 60 your overnight low with temperatures falling back into the 50s if you are outside the beltway. this is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. mid-80s tomorrow. tomorrow with be the warmest of the next seven. next chance for a shower will be on saturday and then again on monday. temperatures generally cooperating here as we get into the middle of september. that is a look at your weather.
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let's look at your on-time traffic and get the latest from julie and see if people are getting to work and cool on time. >> they're trying but not easy especially in virginia. we'll map out a couple of things for you. northbound along 301, accident at cedarville road. southbound, land are open. southbound 270, already busy on the top stretch continuing out past route 80. doing the double nickel south of 124 down into rockville. we do have accident activity 234 north of lamont drive. before you reach 66, accident activity reported here. 66 coming in out of manassas down to 27 miles per hour. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic.
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to the politic now. race for the white house is back to form with more negative ads free to hit the airwaves and the candidates heading out on the campaign trail. >> mitt romney will hold an event at his campaign office in jacksonville, florida while president obama will be out west for a rally in las vegas. yesterday, the president paid tribute on the 11th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks with an appearance at the pentagon. gorp >> this is never an easy day but it is especially difficult for all of you you, the family of nearly 3,000 innocents who lost their lives, your mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, your sons and your daughters. they were taken from us suddenly and far too soon. >> reporter: after the pentagon ceremony, the president and first lady stopped at articling
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nonnational cemetery paying their -- at arlington cemetery paying their reports there. the presidential candidates suspended negative ads on the 9- 11 anniversary. mitt romney also paid tribute by addressing national guard members at the campaign stop in nevada. >> we remember those who died. we marvel at the courage of those who stormed the cockpit when they became aware of the malevolent purpose of the hijackers. we hold up in prayer the families and friends who have lived in a shadow cast by grief. >> the differences were still on display. rome necessity crittize the the president for defense cuts scheduled to take place are are next year. >> the tribute of lights will ill lull might the skies over lower manhattan until sunrise this morning. the two peoples vent where the twin towers once stood.
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-- the tribute of lights will illuminate the skies over lower manhattan until sunrise this morning. the name of the victims were also read aloud in shanksville, pennsylvania. vice president joe biden were among the people on hand. 40 passengers and crew were killed as their plan crashed into the field. we'll go live to fox business network in new york up next. >> everybody is talking about the new iphone 5. it is not even in stores yet but there is a whole lot of hype surrounding today's big event as there always is with the iphone t will be unveiled with all the bells and whistles. we'll talk more about that when we come back. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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>> stocks rallied tuesday and some news expected this week that will hopefully stimulate the market even more. >> exactly. the german high court green lighting a permanent bailout fund for europe. that sent european stocks sharply higher and here in the u.s., it is looking like a really good day. dow up 70 points in the premarket. >> something they'll may boost the economy or markets, iphone 5 being unveiled today and some are calling this thing an economy booster actually. >> exactly. we heard from that j. p. morgan analyst yesterday saying that the iphone 5 can essentially add up to half a percent to fourth quarter gross domestic product. now, i've got some funky numbers for you. this thing is expected it sell so fast at the rate of more than 42,000 devices an hour. >> that is crazy. >> we get the announcement from san francisco later today at 1:00 p.m. and we just have to wait and monitor to see the reaction. we are expecting it to run on
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the 4g super fast network. it will have a sleeker forum, a bigger screen and everyone is always excited about this. apple stock is up 1% here in the premarket. >> everybody always wants to see how are they going to top the last one and somehow they are able to do it in some form or fashion. >> and pay attention to the and one more thing that tim cook is likely going to say after the announcement. >> good to know. >> thank you so much. we'll check in with you tomorrow. we continue to follow breaking news out of libya this morning. there are reports that the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed in a rocket attack. we'll have the latest developments. here at home be an 1-year- old appear life cut short as he walked to school. we are live this morning as police continue their
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investigation into a deadly shooting. -- here at home, and 18-year- old's life cut short as he walked to school. 
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returning to the breaking news from the middle east right now, the u.s. ambassador to libya was reportedly killed early this morning in a rocket attack. three other state department workers have also died. >> reuters reports that christopher stevens was killed. reuters also confirms it with libyan officials but the state department has not confirmed it just yet. before this morning's rocket attack, angry protesters set fire to the u.s. consulate last night and four libyan soldiers also died while defending the consulate the over in neighboring egypt, a mob ever extremist muslims climbed the wall of the american embassy in cairo and tore down the american flag. they burned it and replaced in with a black islamic flag because of an internet movie defaming the prophet mohammed. thin as a little more peaceful and quiet over here on this side of the ocean. let's check in with tucker barnes. >> just a beautiful start to
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the day. i want to start with a look at our cam. if you look very carefully -- how did it get dark that quick? >> that is the magic of television. you can see a crescent moon there. just 15% is illuminated. venus is right there as well. >> railroad nice. >> all right. we like when you teach us something. that is your early morning astronomy. >> you made it light again. how are you doing that, tucker in. >> magic. >> magic. kids headed to school might want a jacket or sweater. probably got a new sweat fore school this year. sport it this morning. there is your radar. we'll be nice and warm and dry with sunshine, temperatures reaching the 80-degree mark
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later today. it should be a nice afternoon for us. here is is a brief look at the forecast. we'll go 80, 81 by 5:00 p.m. with dry conditions expected through outthe region. a good looking wednesday. >>-- throughout the region. a good looking wednesday. >> let's check in with julie. >> problems along i-95. it is still on the brakes dumfries past the prince william parkway back up to the fsp. the crew in sky fox hovering about 395 working your way out towards duke street. no problems to report continuing past edsall road and up towards landmark. heavy volume is what chopper 7 is showing you at this point. beltway is looking great and no problems to report between annandale and merrifield. if you are traveling in from the west, off of 66, will find the lanes are open but getting to 66, trouble here at 234 north of lamont drive because of an accident at suddenly
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manor. follow police direction in order to get by. the commute, slow rolling out of man as is headed in towards fair oaks. about a 34 minute ride. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. our big story, a killer is still on the loose this morning after shooting a prince george's county teenager. >> the 18-year-old was walking to central high school in capital heights yesterday morning when he was shot. that is where melanie alwin is live this morning with the latest on the investigation. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. think about t24 hours ago, 18- year-old marckel ross was probably at his home getting ready for the mile and a half walk to central high school here. he never made it. 20 minutes later, he was somehow shot dead. prince george's county police at this point still don't have a lot to go on. they are not even sure at this point if someone heard the gunshots. 18-year-old ross was and honor roll student said to have a bright spirit.
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air force member of the modeling club, the track and field team and rotc. no one can imagine why someone would want to kill him. ross was walking to school along old central avenue tuesday morning. police got calls shortly before 7:00 a.m. about someone lying on the ground in the 6100 block. when they arrived, he found ross dead on i awell traveled sidewalk halfway between his home and school. he had a gunshot wound to the upper body. police searched the area for clues. so far, nothing. as can you imagine, this is devastating to his friends and family. >> i did know marckel. he had a he not only was a strong student but he also participated in our modeling team so he was very popular among the staff and students. >> he made honor roll every quarter last year. we had been talking about him going to college and i told him i also would like to see him go into the reserves. >> reporter: marckel's mother said her son was bullied last year but that things had gotten
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better. she was also not happy about the long walk, the mile and a half he that he had to take to school every day. ross is the second prince george's county high school student to be murdered in just the last three weeks. you may remember nows are high school honor student amber stanley was found murdered in her bedroom about three weeks ago. police are offering rewards up to $5,000 for information in both cases. back to you. -- up to $25,000 for information in both cases. some montgomery county, the hunt is on for a map accused of using a taser -- for a man accused using a taser on a teenaged girl. she was not seriously hurt. three men will face life with parole for their role in a
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deadly shooting. they received life without parole. during the march 2010 shooting spree. five people were killed and nine others wounded in a fight over a bracelet. the men showed little emotion yesterday in court ads victims' family members said how life has been since the shooting development others also received lesser sentences. r se virginia health officials have confirmed that one person has died as a result of west nile virus. the health demeanor is not releasing much information about the case other than the victim was a senior citizen from northwest virginia. nine people have been infected in that state so far this year. in maryland, there have been 21 reported cases, one of which was deadly and the district has reported one case which also killed its victim. now, crews are spraying throughout the region to try to get rid of as many mosquitos as possible. federal health officials say this is the worst year for the west nile virus in the country
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since it was first discovered 13 years ago. 13 years ago. developing this morning, a local woman's continued plea for the release of her imprisoned husband. >> alan gross of potomac, maryland remains jailed in cuba. his rife just returned from seeing him there and she spoke with fox 5's will thomas about his worsening condition. >> i hate to use this description but he really does look like a concentration camp victim. his bones stick out. his shoulders are all pointy. >> reporter: here what is alan gross looked like before the cuban government locked him up nearly three years ago and here is an idea of how he looks now being a before and after shot if you will. in another photo, alan is seen with a prominent rabbi, able to meet with him. judy gross just returned from cuba sunday. officials there allowed her to see her husband three separate
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times. she says alan has lost 105 pounds in the 10-foot by 10- foot cell he shares with two other prisoners. >> i don't expect him to survive all 15 years. i absolutely don't. >> reporter: the cuban government sentenced alan to 15 years claiming he was part of a multimillion-dollar u.s. effort to undermine the communist regime by equipping people with internet access. alan, seen here in happier times, lost on appeal as well. his wife says he was simply helping jewish communities there communicate. he was working as a subcontractor on behalf of the u.s. agency for international development. >> the u.s. government sent him there. it was a u.s. government project. and they've left him out to pasteur. that is how alan feels o. >> reporter: as the 63-year-old wither away in a cuban jail, judy gross holds op to the
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memories. she says the hardest part, leaving alan behind. >> the goodbyes are fast. it is like don't look back. so a hug and a kiss and that's it. >> so sad. that was fox 5's will thomas reporting. the u.s. government maintains alan gross is innocent. it dismisses hints from the cuban government it would trade five cuban spies convicted of espionage in florida for gross. a number web site has been set up to support alan and the effort to free him. can you check it out at web links right now on to find the web site. still ahead on fox a5 morning news, a big stirveg over a move to make sure home owns are picking up after dogs. -- a big stink over a move to make sure home owners are picking up after dogs. and tebow is so over. found out what griffinning is all about.
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time for the morning line. first place nats top things off with a game against the mets. the teamed paid tribute to the victims of 9-11 on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. then it was game time. nats trailed by one. tyler moore hits a pinch hit, two-run homer. never even heard of tyler moore. bryce harper would follow that up by knocking in a run in the ninth with one of his four hits on the night. the nats win 5-3 and now have a 7 1/2 game lead over the braves who lost again last night. there is more proof that d.c. and this entire region of football nation is still buzzing over the redskins win and robert griffin iii. now, we're just win game in and number 10 has brought new hope to theburg yond and gold. he has started a new craze. you remember last year tebowing was all the rage and he
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couldn't even play. just threw that in for free. here is robert griffin iii. this refers to griffin's reaction while on the ground doing his first touchdown pass. both arm are raised. his index fingers are pointed and they are calling that griffinning. here is a look at some of the fans getting in on this craze. the first picture was september from lamont on twitter. here is a student doing the same thing. back at rg iii's alma mater at baylor. some people are actually griffinning at the office whether she had you had be working. and scott benson on twitter sent this photo of his 3-year- old son calvin griffinning. we are starting something new here already on our trip to the super bowl with my favorite team the redskins. they will be back out on the road to face the rams in st. louis on sunday. you can catch the action here
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as they kick off at 4:05. that is your morning line. back over to you. >> i think i see tucker do that after a weather forecast. >> that would be great. >> mostly i go like this, like please let it go well. >> that is tuckering. >> this is a whole different one. let's do the weather forecast really quick so we can get to actony and tucker. a good question. don't look. 61 at reagan national right now. temperatures overnight falling back into the chilly range in maces like frederick. 46degrees. yeah, it is cool. it is really actually cool here to the west. 48 in manassas.
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49 outal dulles. leonardtown, you are down to 50 degrees. -- 49 out at dulles. going to be just a degree or two warmer than yesterday. yesterday, upper 70s. today, back into the low 80s. it should feel great out there. not a whole lot of humidity and bright sunshine. you can see how quiet the satellite-radar is. we are looking at quiet conditions up and down the eastern seaboard. get out towards cincinnati, chicago, st. louis, things looking fine. next weather maker, a cold front out to the west in chicago and that will start to impact our weather as we get into the weekend. here is a look at your surface features. it is all about high pressure for the next couple of days. nice and dry here through friday. as we get into the overnight hours of early saturday, it looks like we'll have cloud cover and the possibility of a few showers. i think we'll have much of the energy that will stay north and west. we'll be close enough that we can see a few showers around here during the day on saturday. that will be our next chance for a little rain. today, beautiful, 81 degrees, more sunshine. winds here out of the south and west at about five miles per hour. they won't be a factor for you.
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there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. tomorrow, temperatures in the mid-80s. the next chance for showers on saturday. again, scattered showers. night terribly big deal and temperatures, highs next week only in the 70s. turning that corner into real fall weather here. >> no turning back now. >> maybe 90s are indeed in the rearview mirror as mentioned yesterday. >> you want to talker before we go to this. >> i got to work on the move. >> tuckering? >> we'll work on it. ork on it. >> guess what. it is now time for ask tony and tucker. yes, this is the segment where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions weather- related or otherwise. today's questions a short question but boy, is there a lot of information to give you to answer the question. today's question comes from greg.
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he wants to know, why do we call it an ear of corn. >> sounds simple. >> good question. if you look at it, let's take a picture of an ear of corn t doesn't look -- it doesn't look like an ear really. >> i don't know where where that came from. >> you know now because we have the answer. >> i should know. >> please read up on it as quickly as you can. this goes back a long way. here is what i need. we have some pictures of corn that we want to show you. >> in case you don't know what it looks like. >> an ear of corn is actually scientifically called an influorescent which simply means a flowering. that is the flower of the corn plant is the sheath. it is also called a sheath, the ear of corn and the husk that goes around it. this goes back hundreds and
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hundreds of years. ear, the german word for ear is ohr. so you can hear a little similarity there. but when you go way back in time, the german word for -- this comes from a german root word, aehre and it is now spelled aeher. and so you see the letters there and the sound is very similar. >> i think we need to show that to people instead of the corn. >> there it is, the word right this. >> here is the word you were
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looking for on my notes. >> yeah. so the german word korn means grain. so it comes from roughly the express aehre von korn and that got changes. effect gets translated. >> how about that crazy port raid raitt you showed me. >> oh, yeah, yeah. this is from the 16th century. this is a painter. look at that. now, this is a pointer giuseppe arsonbaldo. this is painting from 1537 called summer. it is obviously depicting the bust of a man and his face is made entirely of fruits and vegetables. and what is his ear? >> appear ear of corn. >> some theories that it emerged from this. although the other theory, which i tend to is that already the term anterior of corn or referring to corn as an ear had
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been popularized enough that he could do this painting and people would get the jokes. >> can i do some fun facts. >> yes. >> okay. there are 800 kernels in the average ear of corn. how many are in your popcorn bag? you mean before or after you burn it. >> the main ingredient in most dry fete food is corn. >> for the longest time, particularly overseas, corn was thought of as food for animals, not really for humans. >> corn is native to north america by the way too. >> you guys are full of it today. full of good stuff. >> thank you. >> so there you go. greg, i think we answered the question for you. if you have a question you want
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answered, i get t you all get it? >> the band is corn. >> if have a question you want answered, go to and click on the weather tab. >> let's head over to julie and get the latest on traffic. >> crystal brown just hit me up on twitter. he had said please tell tony to stop, he is really corny today. >> back at you, crystal. , crys >> we love crystal. she is always checking in giving us updates. thank you. we are wazeing right now traveling inbound along new york avenue. definitely below speed at 34 miles per hour headed over towards the new york kenilworth avenue split. crew in sky fo right now and again, if you are traveling eastbound along 66, heavy volume coming in out of manassas. traffic slows again leaving fair oaks continuing eastbound
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towards 123. delays again at thebeltwayy and through falls church. and the crash is northbound along 210 over at livingston/marshal hall follow police direction to get by. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. home owners soaks are turning to technology to make sure dog owners pick up after their pets. a gated community in austin, texas is requiring home owners who have a dog to pay $30 to have dna samples taken from their pets. the dog can then be matched to any unscooped poop. >> oh, lord. >> found in their neighborhood. some rest den are for him complaining the rule is too extreme. butt company that connects the dna says it has hundreds of clients in 30 states. >> that is ridiculous. >> i know we are not supposed to talk during this. how can you give us that story
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and not let us talk. >> i'm done. it's d.c. landmark but you won't always find it in the guide looks. >> holly is showing us why the walls of this old building have some amazing stories to tell. it is her first stop in the heritage trail that played a big role in history. we'll have more on that when we come back. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris. i hope you are in the mood to do a little bit of walking and to learn a whole lot of history today because i have signed you up for the greater h street northeast heritage scale. it is one of many but this is one of those new things you walk around in the neighborhood and probably don't even realize the history that happens over here like in that building right there, this is what went on there in the mid-60s, the first u.s. concert by the beatles. now, some call that ulene arenas some call it washington
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colyseum. i'm told it depend on how old you are. this is one of many stops on the history. we'll tell you the signs you look for. >> you just made tony perkins' day. >> he knows all about it. tony is one of our resource for that concert. >> that's true. holly, thanks. that does it for our 6:00 a.m. >> let's go to tony and our beatles expert. a rocket attack killed the u.s. ambassador to libya as well as three others. it is the latest in a series of attacks over an online film protesters finds offensive. the latest developments and a live report straight ahead. and back here at home, a local high school student is gunned down on his way to


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